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Do you spray water on it indiscriminately like other cars, and therefore have to dry off the engine compartment under the window (if you have the CF option) so it looks nice without water spots... or use a very light spray and avoid getting any water over the engine? :eek:

Obviously all sorts of stuff gets into the engine bay from underneath... but what would Dennis do? :p
 

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Stuart comes round weekly at least and does a spledid job. Had to do paint correction after the Euro trip 10hrs but he uses a light spray and cleans engine compartment every time. Also uses about 20 microfibres every clean
 

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Apparently my first reply didn't stick...

I take it to Alessandro at MacSF. Their detailer knows my car well by now, and he does a kickass job.
 

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I jet wash mine fairly indiscriminately. Always surprises me how little water actually gets into the engine bay, that which does I just wipe off.

Really wish that I had gone for the carbon engine cover. Not because it is more visually pleasing but because it would be easier to wipe down. Dust and then water build up in the grooves of the standard option making it (slightly) more difficult to keep looking good.
 

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I bought a water filter from Griot's garage to eliminate water spots and a Master Blaster 8 hp blower to shorten the drying time/effort. Both products were recommended on this forum and work great. About $750 invested but well worth it.
 

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I bought a water filter from Griot's garage to eliminate water spots and a Master Blaster 8 hp blower to shorten the drying time/effort. Both products were recommended on this forum and work great. About $750 invested but well worth it.
Cool. How many washes can you get from the filter?
 

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Mobile detailer that uses deionized water. No water spots anywhere. And washing cars well takes a lot of time.

I have a resin filter and it doesn't quite do the job as well as water purchased to wash cars.
 

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I jet wash mine fairly indiscriminately. Always surprises me how little water actually gets into the engine bay, that which does I just wipe off.

Really wish that I had gone for the carbon engine cover. Not because it is more visually pleasing but because it would be easier to wipe down. Dust and then water build up in the grooves of the standard option making it (slightly) more difficult to keep looking good.
That's quite reassuring Jerry. I got my new car eventually and it'll be getting its first jetwashing tomorrow. I'd been looking at the rear window and engine bay slats and was getting a bit worried. I have the carbon engine covers so that should help then, I don't mind a bit of wiping down!
 

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http://www.adamspolishes.com

Get the free DVD. Best instruction I have seen. I only wash by hand, however. It takes me 10 minutes to wash and 40 minutes to dry. Lots of curves and hidden places. It must be similar to what one feels like when waxing a supermodel's legs, although I have never had the pleasure.
 
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